Chronic pain sufferer eventually gets identified after physicians have ignored her as an attention seeker for decades

Daisy Hoskin is dealing in chronic pain, and has been working to figure out why. She would go to hospital as a child with severe physical soreness only to be advised that her suffering was false. As a result of the weight gain and deteriorating mental wellbeing, medical experts have since discounted her misery. Particularly…

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Black and Latino Americans underrepresented in COVID-19 vaccine trials, despite being hit the hardest

A new study released on COVID-19 research and clinical trials found that , despite being disproportionately affected by the virus, African Americans are underrepresented in every event. While some blame it on mistrust in the health care system, part of the blame lies with the doctor who performed the study who said that outreach. “The…

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Virtual reality can relieve chronic pain

Virtual reality ( VR) has shown positive outcomes for chronic pain but faces significant obstacles, a literature review indicated. “Given scientific evidence, access to VR technologies is limited due to expense and inability to adopt technology or creativity,” said Rajat Lamington, MD, of New York’s Expansive Spine and Pain Clinic, who presented the analysis at…

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Study claims PFAS-laced water induced infertility, premature birth and low birth weight

According to a multi-year study of health data, Oakdale people who consumed water polluted with harmful “forever toxins” reported high miscarriage rates, early pregnancies and low birthweight babies attributable to pollutants. The peer-reviewed study authors, reported in April in the journal Environmental Health, state it is the first to create a causal link between the…

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